Porsche Cayenne 2023: engines and restyling news

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The new Porsche Cayenne 2023 will arrive in the coming months: more powerful engines and cutting-edge technologies for the top model of the German company.

Porsche Cayenne (Porsche)
Porsche Cayenne – Motors.News

In 2022 Porsche recorded a 3% increase compared to the previous year. A total of 309,884 cars were delivered worldwide, of which 62,685 units in Europe (29,512 units sold in Germany). The most popular models were the SUVs Porsche Cayenne which totaled 95,604 deliveries, followed by the Macan with 86,724 registered examples. The Porsche Cayenne is the first E-segment SUV from the German automaker.

Launched on the market in 2003, the second series arrived in 2010 and the third in 2017. In the coming months Porsche Cayenne will land with a decisive restyling that will concern more the interior and the technology than the external design. The first official tests started in Los Angeles, after a busy program of tests along the coast of California and in the Mojave desert in Nevada for almost a month. They will soon return to Germany where the wear of the various components will be studied, before launch or further tests. The large SUV is preparing to challenge its direct rivals BMW X5, Mercedes Benz GLE And Range Rover Sport.

Porsche Cayenne: new engines and technologies

Porsche Cayenne 2023 (Autocar)
Porsche Cayenne 2023 (Autocar.co.uk)

Small tweaks to the look of the Porsche Cayenne will cover the bumper and front fenders, new LED headlights and rear upgrades. We will add new paint colors while standard rims will be 20 inches. The most significant revisions will be to the engines, as Porsche has introduced more powerful versions of existing powertrains and new engine options.

The V6 3.0 biturbo has been boosted up to 353 HP and 500 Nm, while the S version transforms from a V6 2.9 biturbo to a V8 4.0 biturbo from 475 HP and 600 Nm, with a certain difference in sound and greater thrust at high revs. New engine also for the Turbo GT available only with the Coupé bodywork and comes to deliver 660 HP and 850 Nm of torque, but will no longer be sold in Europe due to Euro 6AP regulations. The new Porsche Cayenne will also mount plug-in hybrid engines, with a battery that has grown to 25.9 kWh, with full electric self-sufficiency not yet specified but certainly greater than 50 km. Also available E-Hybrid which combines the 3.0 V6 biturbo to the electric motor for a total of 470 HP and 650 Nm and the Turbo S E-Hybrid which should exceed the current 680 hp.

The strong point of the restyling will be the suspensions, the reworked braking system, with a new electronic booster that provides recovery of kinetic energy until a stop. The cabin houses a 12.7-inch curved digital display, a 12.3-inch infotainment touchscreen and an additional 10.9-inch display for the front passenger.

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